Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Old World tree related to the hackberries, with a straight silvery-grey trunk and rough, toothed nettle-like leaves.
- ‘Watch out for nettle trees, especially in the vicinity of the Power Wall.’
- ‘Zelkova trees and nettle trees, which are a few hundred years old, are regarded as natural monuments.’
- ‘The several-hundred-year-old zelkova trees and nettle trees standing in the middle of the village are designated as natural monuments.’
- ‘The natural cycle of nettle trees succeeding the broadleaved temperate evergreens, followed by shade trees such as the bush cinnamon and tabu-tree, is wonderfully evident.’
- ‘While passing beneath the leafy nettle trees of the garden, don't forget to admire the Unicorn fountain sculptured by Etienne d' Antoine.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.